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Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Last week, Gov. Rick Scott deep-sixed the $2.7 billion high-speed rail line between Orlando and Tampa. This week, he took his first tour of the Florida Department of Transportation, the agency that has worked on the project for years,...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBy Dan Tracy, Orlando Sentinel Hours after rejecting Florida's high-speed train, Gov. Rick Scott declared the state would spend $77 million on dredging the Port of Miami — a project he said would create 30,000 permanent jobs. But some experts...
The Bottom Line - Beth Kassab on Business - Orlando SentinelGov. Rick Scott and an entourage of staffers and business people from Enterprise Florida left this morning on an overnight trade mission to Panama. The idea is to drum up business for Florida's ports as a result of the widening of the Panama Canal....
Pop & HissParamnesia refers to a cranial condition in which memory is distorted and fantasy and objective experience are confused. Judging from Rick Rossâ career trajectory, this is one of his greatest assets. Two years ago, the Smoking Gun revealed William...
Sun SentinelChicken, potatoes and asparagus – plus politics – were on the menu Monday night for the Broward Republican Party’s “Lincoln Day” fundraiser. Most of the speeches, including Gov. Rick Scott’s keynote, were devoted to...
From Staff ReportsCelebrity Cruises has announced a new enrichment program, Celebrity Life, with a variety of experiences available to passengers. Among the offerings are wine appreciation events, mixology workshops, lecture series in association with Smithsonian Journeys...
The Miami Dolphins are beginning the process of hiring workers to rebuild Sun Life Stadium, even though funding for the project still must be approved by state legislators and Miami-Dade County voters. The Dolphins will host the first in a series of job...
South Florida ParentingNow that Disney Cruise Line is sailing from Miami for the first time and offering Florida resident and other promotions, it’s more convenient and affordable than ever for local families to book their dream cruise vacation. Miami-based...
Miami HeraldMost Latin American and Caribbean economies survived the Great Recession in relatively good shape. But now as the global slowdown threatens to hang on indefinitely, what is their fate? The countries of the region will grow faster -- at an estimated rate...
Tags: Dominican Republic, Trade Dispute, Mexico, Brazil, Productivity
Star-News, Wilmington, N.C.Jeff Miles, the interim executive director of the N.C. Ports Authority, might be one of the few people in the state who's underpaid at $146,000 a year. At the similiar-sized Port of Miami, Executive Director Bill Johnson earns $262,350. Directors at...
This year, Florida celebrates a significant historical milestone, the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de León’s arrival on Florida’s east coast. The explorers were the first group of Europeans to document such a landing and give a name to...
Tags: Wellington, Boca Raton, Everglades, Arts and Culture, Culture
WASHINGTON -- President Obama urged Congress to take up his proposals to improve the nation’s infrastructure, saying his plan would encourage private investment and put construction workers back to work. Making a quick day trip to the Port of...
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